Algiers, Algeria Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Algiers, Algeria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Algiers in 2020 is 2,768,000, a 1.43% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Algiers in 2019 was 2,729,000, a 1.3% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Algiers in 2018 was 2,694,000, a 1.32% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Algiers in 2017 was 2,659,000, a 1.26% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Algeria
City Name Population
Algiers 2,768,000
Oran 899,000
El Djelfa 503,000
Blida 473,000
Qacentina 414,000
Annaba 358,000
Batna 329,000
Setif 313,000
Algiers - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,768,000 1.43%
2019 2,729,000 1.30%
2018 2,694,000 1.32%
2017 2,659,000 1.26%
2016 2,626,000 1.31%
2015 2,592,000 1.29%
2014 2,559,000 1.27%
2013 2,527,000 1.28%
2012 2,495,000 1.30%
2011 2,463,000 1.27%
2010 2,432,000 1.29%
2009 2,401,000 1.27%
2008 2,371,000 1.28%
2007 2,341,000 1.30%
2006 2,311,000 1.27%
2005 2,282,000 1.29%
2004 2,253,000 1.30%
2003 2,224,000 1.28%
2002 2,196,000 1.29%
2001 2,168,000 1.26%
2000 2,141,000 1.33%
1999 2,113,000 1.25%
1998 2,087,000 1.90%
1997 2,048,000 1.89%
1996 2,010,000 1.88%
1995 1,973,000 1.91%
1994 1,936,000 1.84%
1993 1,901,000 1.88%
1992 1,866,000 1.91%
1991 1,831,000 1.89%
1990 1,797,000 1.87%
1989 1,764,000 1.91%
1988 1,731,000 1.88%
1987 1,699,000 0.95%
1986 1,683,000 0.66%
1985 1,672,000 0.60%
1984 1,662,000 0.61%
1983 1,652,000 0.61%
1982 1,642,000 0.67%
1981 1,631,000 0.62%
1980 1,621,000 0.62%
1979 1,611,000 0.56%
1978 1,602,000 0.63%
1977 1,592,000 2.31%
1976 1,556,000 3.25%
1975 1,507,000 3.29%
1974 1,459,000 3.33%
1973 1,412,000 3.29%
1972 1,367,000 3.33%
1971 1,323,000 3.28%
1970 1,281,000 3.31%
1969 1,240,000 3.25%
1968 1,201,000 3.36%
1967 1,162,000 3.29%
1966 1,125,000 4.07%
1965 1,081,000 4.24%
1964 1,037,000 4.33%
1963 994,000 4.30%
1962 953,000 4.27%
1961 914,000 4.82%
1960 872,000 6.99%
1959 815,000 6.96%
1958 762,000 7.02%
1957 712,000 6.91%
1956 666,000 6.90%
1955 623,000 5.77%
1954 589,000 3.33%
1953 570,000 3.26%
1952 552,000 3.37%
1951 534,000 3.49%
1950 516,000 0.00%